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Dallas Mayor Begs Residents To 'Please Keep Your Distance' When In Parks And On City TrailsAs the number of positive COVID-19 cases grows, the City of Dallas is enacting a new set of regulations requiring hospitals to give leaders daily reports regarding ventilator and hospital bed capacity.
Judge Blocks Dallas Employee Sick Leave Ordinance Set To Begin April 1A judge has stopped the City of Dallas from enforcing an ordinance that requires private businesses to offer paid sick leave.
North Texas Members Of Congress Voice Support After House Passes $2.2 Trillion Relief PackageNorth Texas members of congress are voicing their support after the House passed a $2.2 trillion bill that will provide economic relief for Americans and businesses amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Senate Passes $2 Trillion Coronavirus Relief PackageThe Senate passed a $2 trillion coronavirus relief package late Wednesday night. The vote was 96-0.
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Says He's 'All In' On Risking Health To Lift Social Distancing Guidelines To Boost EconomyTexas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick insisted he's "all in" on lifting social distancing guidelines amid the coronavirus pandemic in order to boost the economy -- despite the fact that he and other senior citizens remain at high risk for the deadly disease.
Governor Abbott Request Presidential Declaration Of Major Disaster In Texas Over Impact Of Coronavirus“Texas is all-in on our response to COVID-19 and we need Washington’s financial assistance...” said Governor Abbott.

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Faults in FBI surveillance applications went beyond Page, watchdog findsJustice Department inspector general Michael Horowitz reviewed 29 surveillance applications submitted to FISA Cand found issues with the underlying documentation in all 29.
Mnuchin says checks from coronavirus bill coming "within 3 weeks"As part of the stimulus package passed by Congress last week, Americans who make up to $75,000 will receive $1,200 checks, plus $500 per child.
Watch live: Coronavirus Task Force gives update on responseMore than 164,000 people in the U.S. have been infected with COVID-19.
At White House, MyPillow CEO tells Americans to read Bible"I encourage you to use this time at home to get back in the Word, read our Bibles and spend time with our families," he said.
New York governor: Virus is "more dangerous than we expected"More than 75,000 people in New York state have been infected with COVID-19.
Texas abortion ban can continue, court rulesPatients in Texas will no longer be able to access abortion services until further review by the court.
Navy captain pleads for help as coronavirus sweeps through aircraft carrierCaptain Brett Crozier sent an urgent letter to the Navy with aggressive measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among the crew of the aircraft carrier.
Massachusetts Democrats cancel state convention, endorse Markey for SenateThe party also agreed that Joe Kennedy III would reach the 15% threshold necessary to appear on the ballot.
Trump administration eases Obama-era emissions standardsThe rule waters down an Obama-era mileage standard meant to encourage automakers to make more fuel-efficient and electric cars.
JFK watercolors go up for auctionA well-known doodler, President John F. Kennedy also painted as a way to relax, even finding time to take out his brushes during the heated 1960 presidential campaign. Now, for just the second time, watercolor paintings by JFK are going up for sale as part of a huge collection of Kennedy memorabilia at Boston's RR Auction House. "CBS This Morning: Saturday" co-host Michelle Miller reports.